News Reporter / Announcer - Yellowknife NT


NEWS REPORTER / Announcer – Yellowknife, NT

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About the Job:

Vista Radio is looking for someone with news reporting and anchoring talents, for our radio station in Yellowknife, NT. This is a full-time, hybrid News Reporter and Announcer position. It requires an ambitious self-starter with an attitude of responsibility and service, who is genuinely interested in the community. You will be working as part of a regional team of hard-working, dedicated reporters and on-air staff, with both local and remote supervision and support.


The position requires covering all stories, i.e. crime, politics, environment, social issues, etc. The goal for this incumbent is to become embedded in the community, fostering trusting relationships as the outward face of True North news.


Position Description:

  • Build and strengthen relationships in the market.

  • Research and write news stories for online and broadcast

  • Produce news audio and video as required

  • Perform on-air announcer duties on the weekend

  • Serve as a backup anchor for recorded newscasts as required

  • Managing multiple social media platforms, updating as required

  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Experience working full time in a newsroom or equivalent journalism background

  • Experience as an on-air radio announcer considered an asset

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong on-air delivery

  • Self-starter with superior organizational skills

  • The ability to work within a fast-paced environment both individually and with a team

  • A valid driver's license

  • Working familiarity with Adobe Audition, Newsroom, and on-air software is a significant asset

Application Instructions Apply online at www.VistaRadio.ca or send your cover letter, resume, audio demo, and writing samples to Managing Editor Michael Lumsden at mlumsden@vistaradio.ca


As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from all qualified individuals.